Not much Mizzou-related! So I'll use that as an excuse to pimp my Bayou Classic piece from a couple of days ago. You want the Southern band in your life. You need the Southern band in your life.
Up next: Elon
I appreciate the rest of college basketball trying to make Mizzou feel better about losing to UMKC -- SEOSU beating Tulsa, Incarnate Word beating Nebraska, NJIT and EMU beating Michigan -- but I'd appreciate it if Mizzou just went ahead and took down Frank Haith's alma mater tonight. (For what it's worth, Ken Pomeroy's projections say Mizzou has an 82% chance of doing just that.)
MUTIGERS.COM: Mizzou Set to Face Elon in Thursday Matchup on SEC Network
The Trib (Courtside View): Frustrating start has Anderson searching for ways to help Tigers improve
The Trib (Courtside View): What to watch for: Elon
Post-Dispatch: MU coach Anderson seeks offensive spark
The Missourian: Elon men's basketball is next mid-major coming to Missouri
University of Incarnate Word just beat Nebraska 74-73. Yeah...basketball is drunk again tonight.— Grant Traylor (@GrantTraylor) December 11, 2014
Hiring Frank Haith. It’s how you get ants. pic.twitter.com/UhPZraQrUf— Rodger Sherman (@rodger_sherman) December 11, 2014
The recruiting links are flowing
And if you're more into basketball recruiting...
ESPN100 forward Ted Kapita will take an official visit to Missouri on Sunday, per a source. He's ranked No. 37 in the 2015 class.— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) December 10, 2014
It requires 20-hour days and ridiculous scrutiny, but ... damn, high-level college football coaches get paid. These salaries are actually a bit of a bargain...
The Trib (Behind the Stripes): Pinkel named SEC Coach of the Year by the league's coaches
Post-Dispatch: SEC peers vote Pinkel league's coach of the year
The Missourian: Gary Pinkel named top football coach by SEC peers
An odd day for the Mizzou women
Hopefully there aren't many days like this: Mizzou Volleyball announced that setter Loxley Keala is transferring, and Mizzou Gymnastics confirmed that its best overall performer, Rachel Updike, left the team a while back.